SQL Database Design » 4. Notations and Paradigms

4. Notations and Paradigms

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Many texts don't make a distinction between notation and underlying paradigm and start right away creating the model. However, there's an important distinction between notation and paradigm. In general, both can be used independently of each other. Mixing of different, non-natural notations and paradigms is possible, as explained in the sub sections ahead.

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